Oak Mountain Peavine Falls

Peavine Falls

Peavine Falls at Oak Mountain State Park is an approximately 65 foot tall, spring fed waterfall that provides a great stopping point along the trails. Climb to see the front, and to play in the pool of water below.

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Little River Canyon National Preserve

The river and canyon have formed a wild and rugged landscape that allows for a range of peaceful and challenging recreational opportunities. The river supports world-class whitewater paddling and the canyon supports exceptional climbing opportunities. The opportunity for hiking, swimming, and fishing in natural areas away from city life are exemplified at Martha’s Falls and Canyon Mouth.

Rails to Trails

Rails to Trails

Rails to Trails

One of the best-kept secrets of the south, this 10.2 mile trail winds its way past the site of the Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle.  Walkers can retrace the same steps as civil war heroes.  This trail offers a back-to-nature getaway for thousands of local residents and tourists.  Hikers, bikers, joggers, bird watchers, horseback riders, as well as naturalists, students and historians are just some of the groups who enjoy the great variety of opportunities created by the trail. The trail is also accessible to wheelchairs so that everyone can enjoy the wonder and beauty of this trail. The trailheads are located on Piney Chapel Road just north of Athens and Veto, Alabama at the Tennessee state line.  Newly constructed at the Piney Chapel trailhead, is a pavilion with restrooms, parking lot for vehicles/horse trailers,and hitching posts. Also at the Veto trailhead, is the restoration of a 1800’s community church and new restroom facilities. The trail hours are daylight to sunset.

Rickwood Caverns Hiking Trails

Rickwood Caverns State Park

Rickwood Caverns State Park
Warrior Alabama

Phone: 205-647-9692

Rickwood Caverns State Park is located 7 miles north of Warrior Alabama near Interstate 65. The park is within parts of Jefferson County, Alabama and Blount Count, Alabama. Underground caverns, camping, swimming and picnicking await you at this 30 acre Alabama State Park in Warrior Alabama, 25 miles north of Birmingham Alabama. Hiking trails, playgrounds, campgrounds and panning for gemstones, RV camping and picnic areas in what reviewers call a “great family adventure.” Rickwood Caverns State Park, Rickwood Park Road, Warrior, AL, United States (Directions) (Settings)

Alabama Caverns & Caves

Additional Alabama State Parks

Oak Mountain State Park

Oak Mountain State Park, located in Pelham Alabama, is a 9,000 acre park with over 50 miles of biking and hiking and equestrian trails. Oak Mountain Park offers camping, picnic sites, swimming, boating and fishing. Bike trails and hiking trails are abundant at Oak Mountain, Alabama’s largest park. Day-use picnic facilities include large pavillions, tables and grills in addition to pedal boat and canoe rentals, a swimming area, boat and bank fishing and an 18-hole golf course. The wildlife center located in Oak Mountain State Park, is the largest wildlife rehabilitation center in Alabama and cares for over 2,000 injured and orphaned wild creatures each year.

Monte Sano State Park

Monte Sano State Park

Monte Sano State Park

Huntsville AL

Monte Sano State Park is a 2,100 acre mountaintop park at 1,600 feet above sea level. East of Huntsville Alabama on the eastern portion of Monte Sano Mountain, the dog-friendly park offers camping, Arts and Crafts Style cabins, outstanding picnic areas, playgrounds and over 14 miles of hiking and biking tails. Viewpoints near the trail heads include “North Plateau Loop” and “South Plateau Loop” that offer outstanding panoramic views of the Tennessee Valley. Mountain views and wateralls are a bonus of the picnic area pavillions built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s. Exotic plants and wildlife are in abundance and are protected by law.

Lakepoint Resort State Park & The Bass Capital of the World

Lakepoint State Park

Lakepoint State Park
 

Lakepoint State Park is a 1,220 acre park located on Lake Eufala, on Highway 431, seven miles north of Eufaula Alabama. Lake Eufaula, a beautiful 45,200 acre lake, is known as “The Bass Capital of the World” and is included in the Alabama Bass Trail. The park has an 18-hole golf course, a 192 site campground, 29 cabins, cottages, marina, full service restaurant and lounge, tennis courts, playgrounds, dog-friendly cabins, picnic areas and hiking trails. Lakepoint offers 8 meeting rooms and welcomes groups from 5 to 500 people. Park Website

Lake Guntersville State Park Dog-Friendly Accommodations

Lake Guntersville State Park

Lake Guntersville State Park, on the banks of the Tennessee River in Northeast Alabama, offers a resort complex, campground, 18-hole golf course, hiking and fishing. Located on the 69,000 acre Guntersville Lake the park hosts a resort inn, restaurant and convention complex on Taylor Mountain. Chalets on the ridge-tops provide overnight accommodations. Park Website